Delete duplicate files

To free up space, you can find and delete duplicate files on your device. Your original files are marked with a star and should not be deleted.
Important: If you clear junk files or delete files using Files by Google, the data will be permanently deleted
  1. On your Android device, open Files by Google Files by Google.
  2. At the bottom, tap Clean Clean.
  3. On the “Duplicate files” card, tap Select and free up.
    • Next to "Select and free up," you'll see the amount of space you'll save.
  4. The original file is marked with a star. Select the unmarked files that you want to delete. We recommend that you keep the original file.
  5. Tap Delete Delete.
  6. On the confirmation pop up, tap Delete Delete.
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